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About this course

This introduction to the art of calligraphy will teach you basic calligraphy strokes for upper and lower case lettering, together with some ornamental flourishes. By the end of the course, you should be able to use your new found skills to create beautiful hand lettered cards and artworks.

Materials Required: Please bring the following to class:
- 2B pencil, 40cm ruler, Eraser, Sharpener
- A4 Notebook - blank 50gsm (Eckersley’s Bank Pad, 50gsm A4 size. 50 sheets acid free paper 210 x 297mm lightweight drawing and sketching paper recommended)
- Speedball Calligraphy flat edge nibs (C-2 & C-3) + nib holder
- Coloured Ink (to be advised in class)
- Couple of medium jar lids
- Glass jar with a lid to store nibs
- Old toothbrush (for cleaning nibs)
- Card Cardboard card and envelope (needed at the 4th session)

The following will be provided:
- Coloured ink (Week 1 only. Details provided in class)
- Different sized nibs for poster letters
- Exercise handouts

Supplies available from:
- Eckersleys - Braddon and Phillip
- Bespoke Framing - 8 Townsend Street, Phillip

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